Karen Drenkard

Karen Drenkard is a chief nurse executive having held leadership positions at the American Nurses Credentialing Center, the Magnet Recognition Program, Inova Health System, and currently at The George Washington University School of Nursing. Her deep expertise lies at the intersection of health care administration and patient and family engagement.
Now is the time for system leaders to reflect on crisis protocol and design long-term operational processes for delivering quality care under new circumstances.
Visitor restriction policies due to COVID-19 mean hospital patients are feeling increasingly isolated and alone with no family or friends at their bedside.
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